Abbott Labs Worth Less Than Its Spinoff

Abbott Laboratories' spun-off drug business, AbbVie, is being valued at just more than $55 billion -- a few billion dollars more than ABT. More 

10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Find out which two stocks options traders preferred over Apple, and give us your take on what you traded yesterday. More 

Murphy Oil’s Split Should Cheer Investors

Spinning off its downstream gasoline marketing operations into a separate company should boost shareholder value, as other such oil company splits have done. More 

ETF Alternatives for Last Week’s Hot Stocks

Here's a look at the stock picks that our writers made in the refinery, gaming, shipping, restaurants, & tech sectors -- and the ETFs that offer them. More 

BP Makes Another Bargain-Basement Sell-Off

BP sold its huge Texas City refinery to Marathon Oil for a song, and it likely means more sales are still coming as it struggles to pay its Gulf disaster bills. More 

13 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of 13 Oil and Gas stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

3 Oil Stocks Gushing Dividend Income

Curse 'em at the pump, but profit from their standout payouts. These three stocks are the oil patch's best bets for steady income. More